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Knight, Brenda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conari Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 KNI

Macy, Sue

Summary: Presents the story of the man who founded the National Yiddish Book Center, and describes the worldwide effort he currently leads to collect unwanted Yiddish books and save the Yiddish language from extinction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LAN

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Schomburg 2017

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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Davis, Margaret Leslie

Summary: "The never-before-told story of one extremely rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 093 DAV

Bartlett, Allison Hoover.

Summary: Unrepentant book thief John Charles Gilkey has stolen a fortune in rare books from around the country. Yet unlike most thieves who steal for profit, Gilkey steals for love - the love of books. Perhaps equally obsessive is Ken Sanders, the self-appointed "bibliodick" driven to catch him. A lifelong rare book collector turned amateur detective Sanders will stop at nothing to catch the thief...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GILKEY, JOHN CHARLES BAR

Bartlett, Allison Hoover.

Summary: Book thief John Charles Gilkey stole hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of rare books from book fairs, stores, and libraries around the country. Determined to catch Gilkey, Ken Sanders, a book dealer with a penchant for detective work, tirelessly pursued him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett befriended both eccentric characters, obtaining crucial details on both men's stories. Here, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 002.075 BAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: CDBAR

Bartlett, Allison Hoover.

Summary: Unrepentant book thief John Charles Gilkey has stolen a fortune in rare books from around the county. Yet unlike most thieves, who steal for profit, Gilkey steals for the love of the books. Perhaps equally obsessive, though, is Ken Sanders, the self-appointed "bibliodick" driven to catch him. Sanders, a lifelong rare book collector and dealer turned amateur detective, will stop at nothing to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 002.075 BAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 002.075 Bartlett 2009

Burns, Cherie.

Summary: A portrait of the Standard Oil heiress and legendary American trendsetter Millicent Rogers. Nobody knew how to live the high life like Millicent Rogers. Born into luxury, she lived in a whirl of beautiful homes, European vacations, exquisite clothing and handsome men. Here, Cherie Burns chronicles Rogers's glittering life from her days as a young girl afflicted with rheumatic fever to her Taos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.953 ROGERS, MILLICENT BUR

Bloom, Patience.

Summary: "Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor? A surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom's unexpected real-life love story. At some point, we've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainlydid, many times over. As a teen she fell in love with Harlequin novels and imagined her life would turn out just like the heroines' on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOOM, PATIENCE BLO

Roden, Steve

Contents: Of CD 1-2: disc 1. Wind -- John Henry -- Untitled -- Then we'll need that true religion -- In the baggage coach ahead -- Blue blazes blues -- Walking on ice -- Kind lovin' blues -- If you hadn't gone away -- Beautiful mansions of gold -- I seen my pretty papa standing on a hill -- The rosary -- Mocking bird -- Froggie went a-courting -- Damfino stump -- Montana call -- When they ring the golden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dust to Digital 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.9 ROD

Summary: Filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland examines the life of Peggy Guggenheim, the wealthy socialite who amassed a world-class collection of modern European and American art. Vreeland does a good job of examining the different sides to Guggenheim's life and cohering them into some sort of whole by the end of this cradle-to-grave account. She was blessed by a stroke of incredible good fortune: the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PEG

Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 KIN

Wilson-Lee, Edward

Summary: "The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books tells the story of the first and greatest visionary of the print age, a man who saw how the explosive expansion of knowledge and information generated by the advent of the printing press would entirely change the landscape of thought and society. He also happened to be Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, while his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B COLON WIL

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Mays, Andrea E.

Summary: "Today it is the most valuable book in the world. Recently one sold for over five million dollars. It is the book that rescued the name of William Shakespeare and half of his plays from oblivion. The Millionaire and the Bard tells the miraculous and romantic story of the making of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOLGER, HENRY MAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mays 2015

Greenlaw, Linda

Summary: Linda Greenlaw hadn't been blue-water fishing for ten years, since the great events chronicled in The Perfect Storm and The Hungry Ocean, when an old friend offered her the captaincy on his boat, Seahawk, for a season of swordfishing. She took the bait, of course, and thus opened a new chapter in a life that had already seen enough adventure for three lifetimes. The Seahawk turns out to be the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GREENLAW, LINDA GRE

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 ABB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Rostenberg, Leona.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROS

Rostenberg, Leona.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROS

Cohen, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.831 COH

Schmidt, Gary D

Summary: Shows how the hardships of slavery, particularly the loss of her family, caused Isabella Baumfree to walk towards freedom, to re-invent herself as Sojourner Truth, and to continue walking to abolish slavery and for other reforms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOJOURNER TRUTH SCH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH